Blood So Cheap
"Compelling. One of the highlights of the Fringe." The Sunday Times. "Shattered Peace has all the virtues of a memorable short story," The Scotsman. "A stark and strong piece of work." The List, Glasgow. "Cleverly constructed, with strong characters," The Stage. "A short, sharp and shockingly effective work," Bournmouth Evening Echo. “In a lifetime in the entertainment industry, I have never been so moved,” Dennis Hall, Director, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton.
“A deeply humane script. It blew me away. One of the highlights of the whole Festival has been the performance by Helen Duff in the role of Cathy.” Paul Vale, Theatre Critic of The Stage.
Love in the Meadow
The Devil and Stepashka
socks go in the Bottom Drawer
Little Red Hoodie
Building on Sand
The Last Picnic
"Masterly moments. The ending was unexpected and very effective. Full marks to both playwright and director." Bordon Herald. "A mature work about an immature young man. Composed with psychological understanding. . . the text is vivid, spontaneous, full-blooded and sharp." Adjudicator, Salford One Act Play Competition.
The Big Issue
“A well-constructed and intriguing plot. Very moving. There is depth to the characters and the whole play has a rich and original texture.” Panel of Judges, Geoffrey Whitworth Competition. “The original script was of real merit. At the heart of the piece, the central relationship was always believable and often moving. A strong entry.” Eastleigh Drama Festival Report.
Harriet by the Swings
“The actors did a fabulous job of conveying Claire Booker’s succinct script.” Brett Evans, Editor of Prole literary magazine. "Claire is a dedicated and creative playwright whose work is always stimulating and enjoyable for her audiences. She directs her team of young actors with flair and sensitivity, and brings out the best performances from them." Janice Windle, co-ordinater of Pop Up Poetry, Guildford.
“An interesting idea and some great play with parallels between real life and material loss in our lives. A couple of very original oddball characters, along with strong performances, made this play very enjoyable. Highly commended.” Lost 5 Minute Play Festival judging panel.
“Claire Booker’s hilarious short play provided much needed light-relief in a night of intense and powerful work.” Agnes Meadows, editor/co-ordinator, Loose Muse.
A Doll's House